Lviv Data Science Summer School

About Summer School

Lviv Data Science Summer School is an educational initiative of the Faculty of Applied Sciences of the Ukrainian Catholic University. The Summer School participants – undergraduates, Ph.D. students, young professionals – study state-of-the-art methods and tools of Data Science, and Machine Learning. The school is oriented towards the intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

The dates of the school in 2021 are July 19th – 30th.

Important! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lviv Data Science Summer School will be in online format.

Study program

The goal of the Summer School is to give practice-oriented knowledge in the field of Data Science.

The students are involved in several elective practice-oriented courses in the domains of Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Healthcare, Social Network Analysis, Urban Data Science, etc.

The participants can gain from 1 to 6 ECTS credits after the School completion. Some courses will include assignments, each of which allows to get 1 ECTS credit. Assignments are provided by teachers. Also, each assignment has a specific deadline.

Application process

The application deadline is July 15, 2021.

Registration for optional credit courses closes when the group is full (up to 30 students per course), so it can be completed before July 15.







Important facts

  • Study format: online lectures; 6 long courses of 4 lectures each and 6 short courses of 2 lectures
  • School total amount of credits: from 1 to 6 ECTS credits
  • School dates: July 19-30, 2021
  • School duration: 10 days
  • Study day format: 9 hours with breaks
  • English level B1 or higher.
  • Programming: The knowledge of Python’s basic syntax and main mathematical library usage (e.g., Numpy). R language skills are obligatory.
  • Basics of Statistical Inference.
  • Basics of Machine Learning.

You may find all the necessary information about the admission and study process at the program by the following links.


The scientists from well-known universities and the leading specialists of the Ukrainian and world’s companies teach at the Summer School.


Dr. Volodymyr Mnih

Research scientist at DeepMind


Dr. Oleksii Ignatenko

doctor of physical and mathematical sciences

Dr. Marharyta Alexandrova

 University of Luxembourg

Dr. Edgar Walker,

University of Tübingen

Dr. Dmytro Guzenko,

Scientific consultant, industry

Dr. Anna Aljanaki,

University of Tartu

Alexandr Honchar,

ML Director and Partner at Neurons Lab

Dmytro Kalpakchi,

Ph.D. Student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Sebastian Weichwald,

Copenhagen Causality Lab, Copenhagen University.

Liubomyr Bregman,

Data Science Lead в Amazon.EU HQ

Dr. Igor Koval,

Postdoctoral Researcher in Machine Learning

Dr. Tomas Mikolov,

Czech Technical University